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camp design inc: house in hiyoshi
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nov 19, 2011
camp design inc: house in hiyoshi


‘house in hiyoshi’ by camp design inc., hiyoshi, japan
all images courtesy camp design inc.
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© hatta

japanese practice camp design inc. recently renovated this 62 square meter residence in hiyoshi, japan.
a wooden framed sliding glass partition separates the interior of this refurbished apartment while adding
depth with a transparent and moveable boundary. activity within the rooms are visible but the program
feels distanced as sound is contained by the temporary screen. intermittent translucent and opaque panels
provide privacy to the bathroom and bedrooms.

the work area of the kitchen is bordered within a half-wall surfaced with wood boards, concealing the appliances
and seamlessly transitioning into the continuous interior volume. hanging light fixtures wash the monochromatic
material palette of white walls and delicately textured wood creating a warm interior.


view of sliding glass partition from the living room

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© hatta


bedroom enclosed with the glass door
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© hatta


sliding partition in the open position
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© hatta


sliding partition in the closed position
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© hatta


kitchen workspace is concealed within wooden partition
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© hatta


kitchen work area
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© hatta


(left) new floor plan
(right) old floor plan

project info:

design period: 2011.06-08
construction period: 2011.09-10
total floor area: 62.39 m²
construction: handi house project
photo: hatta

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